We are offering seasonal items such as pansies, mums, fall-blooming perennials, shrubs, trees, houseplants and decor!  

Our fall availability and price list is available here.

FALL SEASONSeptember 25th - October 31st
Fridays 9-5 & Saturdays 9-4
(We are only open two days a week during our fall sale because we
are busy planting for our main retail season next spring - we grow a majority of our own plants and it's a labor of love that keeps us quite busy year-round!  Our more extensive plant availability and regular retail hours run March - July each year.)
Please respect our policies: We are a smoke-free facility indoors and out, and ask that pets stay at home.  All customers must wear a mask, practice social distancing, and sanitize hands upon entry.
Accepted Forms of Payment:
All major credit cards, debit cards, tap & pay or cash.
Our checkout counter is outdoors and we have a hands-free system to help avoid the spread of germs.

Please do not visit our premises if you or anyone in your household is showing signs of illness.  We want to slow the spread of COVID in our area, and we care about the wellness of our staff. 


When we reopen, please note that the following protocol will be in place.

• Please, no children under age 12

  (babies & toddlers in strollers are OK!)

• All customers & staff must wear masks 

• Customers must sanitize hands before entry

  (staff sanitize/wash hands regularly)

• All customers & staff must practice social distancing;

  maintain 6' distance from others whenever possible

• When in line(s), stand on stenciled place-holders

• Avoid touching plants/items unnecessarily 

• Avoid touching face, cough/sneeze into your shoulder

• Organize shopping carts so they can be tallied with all    items easily visible (reduce handling by multiple people)


Please note that we will be open at limited capacity (only 40 people on the retail floor at once) and will have limited staff available to assist shoppers due to COVID-related restraints.

Thank you in advance for your understanding!


Feel free to contact us via the email form below, and we will do our best to respond in a timely manner!

(734 Roy Moore Rd., Old Fort NC, 28762)


Painters Greenhouse is just off the beaten path - centrally located about 30 miles from Asheville, Lake Lure and Morganton, in Old Fort, North Carolina.

From Black Mountain, Asheville or Morganton:

Take 1-40 to Exit 73. If coming from the west, turn right off the exit, if from the east, turn left (you should pass the McDonalds).  Go 2.5 miles on Bat Cave Rd., and turn right on Pine Cove Rd. (at the yellow Painters Greenhouse sign). Continue another 2.5 miles, and turn left on Roy Moore Rd. (another Painters sign). Customer parking is immediately on the left.

From Lake Lure:

Take NC 9N. Turn right onto Old Fort Rd. & follow 4.7 miles, past the Gateway Mountain entrance. (The road is called Bat Cave Rd. after the Gateway entrance.)  Continue 3.9 miles and make a sharp left onto Roy Moore Rd. (next left after abandoned gas station, there is a small Painters sign). Continue on Roy Moore (straight through the intersection by the church) for approximately 1 mile. Pass the first parking lot (for deliveries and employees only), and continue to the main entrance for customers.

From the Spruce Pine area:

Take 80/221/226 south to US 70 W.  Turn right on US 70 W and follow into Old Fort.  Turn left at Catawba/Main Street, cross the train tracks, and pass McDonalds.  Continue straight 2.5 miles on Bat Cave Rd. and turn right onto Pine Cove Rd. (at the yellow Painters sign). Continue another 2.5 miles,and turn left onto Roy Moore Rd. (another Painters sign). Customer parking is immediately on the left.

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